Kaysone Phomvihane’s Cave in Houaphanh, Laos
The cave of the General-Secretary of the Lao Communist Party, Kaysone Phomvihane, was the central meeting area for the Politburo. Inside, leaders of the revolution discussed political, military and ideological plans for the future Lao PDR. Kaysone’s wife and children lived with him in the cave throughout the period.
Kaysone Phomvihane’s House: Stand in the peaceful garden in front of the house of Laos’ first President Kaysone Phomvihane.
Kaysone Phomvihane’s Cave Office: Enter President Kaysone’s office in the complex’s largest cave, and learn about his vision for Laos. The museum-like cavern, near his house, displays foreign gifts, such as a statue of Lenin, and the president’s collection of books.